Attended the Crossett HS in Crossett, Arkansas.
Played college ball at Western Kentucky from 2006 to 2010.
Selected by the Utah Jazz as 55th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July. Sent to the Utah Flash of the NBADL during the 2010-11 season.
Led the Crossett HS to the Arkansas state title in 2005 and 2006.
Named to the Sun Belt All-Tournament Team in 2008. Named MVP.
All-time field goal percentage leader and all-time leader in blocked shots for Western Kentucky.
Won the NBA Slam Dunk contest in 2012.